Fanfiction is a weird and beautiful corner of the Internet that not everyone understands.
Readers and writers of fanfic are all over the world, young and old.
Fic exists for every fandom you can imagine.
And every relationship pairing you could (never) imagine.
Fanfiction.net is the largest, most popular website to find fanfiction.
While archiveofourown.org is a beautiful, organized masterpiece for MATURE ADULTS.
And LiveJournal is just a total clusterfuck.
Some fics are really, really good.
And some are so bad, it's actually amazing.
'Shipping,' 'OTP,' 'slash,' 'crack,' 'flames,' and 'recs' are common words in the fic vernacular.
And back in the day, sex scenes were called "lemons."
Fic readers hate it when authors write in the first person.
And incomplete fics are the WORST.
Yes, there is a lot of porn.
And cheesy romance.
But fanfiction has been around for a long time.
And there's something kind of amazing about it.
Oh, and don't ask about The Shoebox Project.
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